Carpathia



Photo Courtesy of Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Schreiner

INTRODUCED: 1942

CLASS: Dwarf Bearded / Species

HEIGHT: 4"

BLOOM SEASON: Very, Very Early

DESCRIPTION: Yellow self.

PARENTAGE: Unknown, raised from seeds.

AWARDS: None

PBF: Unknown

INTERSTING INFO: From the 1942 Schreiner's Iris Lover's Catalog: Diminuitive 3 inch yellow; beard and all the same color. An ideal minature and companion to Sulina.

From the 1955 Lloyd Austin Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens Catalog: A true miniature; one of 4 known forms of Pumila, sought by every dwarf breeder. A real midget, only 4" high. Standards clear light yellow, crinkled. Falls olive yellow, edged light yellow. Beard particularly interesting, unusual; outer part clear cream; inner part deepest orange. Exceedingly floriferous. A boon to every Dwarf hybridizer. Scarce.